MILDRED B. LANDE AWARD
Heather Paperman, a long-standing community leader, credits her family with providing the foundation for a deep-rooted commitment to the Jewish community. She is profoundly committed to every aspect of volunteerism within Federation CJA, where she is the Immediate Past President of Women's Philanthropy. As the ATID Program Co-Chair, she helped develop the programs for the up-and- coming leadership of Women's Philanthropy, and continues to be a hands-on volunteer in the many TOV (Tikun Olam Volunteers) programs that she helped develop. Heather was President and Founding Co-Chair of the Pomegranate Society, Co-Chair of Night of 100 Dinners, and Co-Chair of the Lion of Judah Appreciation Event. She is a canvasser for the Combined Jewish Appeal campaign and currently sits on Federation CJA’s Board of Directors. Outside of Federation, she has sat on the Board of Directors of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, and has been involved with the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers, Hope and Cope, Just for Kids Foundation and Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue, and was Vice President of the Alzheimer Groupe Inc. (AGI). Heather has also been actively involved in the Israel Cancer Research Fund for many years, where she also served as President. She and her husband Joseph have four children – Bram, Evan, Jason and Stephanie.
"As a fourth-generation Montrealer, I have strong ties to this community, and care deeply about maintaining its growth and vibrancy for future generations."